New Canadian Label Requirements

Posted on December 23, 2016 by Nili

Health Canada announced new nutrition and labeling requirements that went into effect on December 14th. Here's a rundown of the key changes for our Canadian users.

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Unique Channel Margins Per Recipe

Posted on December 15, 2016 by Lev

When we added margins as a feature to product costing on ReciPal, we set it up so that they would update across all recipes. That meant if you updated the distributor margin for one recipe, the margin would be saved across all your recipes. Since most companies use the same distributor for their products, it was reasonable to assume the same margins across all your products and keep everything simple.

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Inventory Cost Planning

Posted on December 8, 2016 by Lev

Your inventory is the lifeblood of your business, and managing it well can be the difference between success and failure.

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Sugar Alcohols on Nutrition Labels

Posted on December 1, 2016 by Lev

With all the new requirements around sugar, we've got sugar-related issues on our minds. So we've made it easier to deal with sugar alcohols in ReciPal. They are now tracked in ingredients, so there's a field for them in the custom ingredient form and an option to add them to your labels under the Optional Nutrients form.

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Saving Business Address Across All Recipes

Posted on November 23, 2016 by Lev

We try to make it easy to set the business address on your labels (and have written before about properly setting the business address on your food labels). By default, if you have entered the business address in one recipe, we have logic to use that same address in new recipes as long as you haven't entered anything else. But things can get a little more complicated if you want the address field blank, need to change the address, or wind up with a few different addresses cropping up in different places.

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